<VV> Tire size (revisited)

James Davis jld at wk.net
Sat Dec 8 18:15:03 EST 2007

The 195/70-14 shouldn't be fitted on a rim any wider than 6.5 
inches.  I have Pirelli P400 on the Corsa in 195/70-14 on 6 inch wide 
rims and Yoko AVID T4 on the Monza also in the 195/70-14 size.  I 
like Yokomahas better -  quieter, better wet traction, smoother ride 
(imho ;-) ).
Jim Davis

  At 02:03 PM 12/8/2007, Steven wrote:
>I've been looking at old and not so old posts and scouring the net 
>for available tires for my LM vert.  I've got Chevy Rally wheels, 14 
>x 7 and presently up front 195/60 Goodyear GT+4 which have a crappy 
>ride and also look small to me (and did I mention they're noisy 
>too?).  In the rear they're 215/60 and they look OK.  I'm looking fo 
>an all season performance radial that will be close to stock 
>diameter and a little wider, though not nercessarily as wide as 215.
>It seems my closest options are 195/70-14, 205/70-14, 0r 
>205/60-14.  I'm leaning toward the 70 series primarily for ride 
>comfort but I don't want it to look too skinny.  There are more 
>choices in the 195/70-14 size and the Pirelli P-4 looks like it 
>might be a pretty good choice.  For general street use, is there any consensus?
>Steve Brown

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